This Case is about Social responsibility, Sustainability
Publication Date: January 15, 2014 Product #: BH578-HCB-ENG
There’s a significant shift in business focus in America that’s empowering businesses to not only to declare their intention to be ethical businesses which do well while earning a profit, but additionally to submit evidence of that obligation for yearly review by outside evaluators. Structure is being provided by a fresh business model for nonprofits that want to grow, for for-profits that want to be accountable, and for people wishing to put money into businesses using a commitment to sustainability and corporate social responsibility.
B Lab has taken the lead in supplying the models required for this particular shift to a concentration on the double bottom line: societal gain and profit. It’s created the legal documents for state legislatures to utilize to pass a fresh corporate structure known as the ‘advantage corporation.’ Also, B Lab provides a performance appraisal plan to be a Certified B Corporation, separate of legal corporate status, which likewise functions as an evaluation plan for benefit corporations.
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Furthermore, it has developed a ratings agency and analytics platform, the Global Impact Investing Rating System (GIIRS), to aid institutional investors substantiate the impact of companies’ CSR prospects. This informative article addresses the problems which were raised about them and discusses the demands and advantages of the brand new versions. It also identifies businesses which are integrating the gain corporation construction and are becoming Accredited B Corporations.